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  • Iowa Utilities Board reminds customers of public comment meetings beginning May 23 regarding Alliant Energy’s proposed electric rate increase

    (Des Moines) – The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding customers of Alliant Energy-Interstate Power and Light Company, of eight public comment meetings ...
    May 22, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Kimball Family Foundation Scholarship available

    The South Central Iowa Community Foundation announces a scholarship available from the Kimball Family Foundation. 
    May 23, 2017 - 3:33 pm
  • Reynolds could become governor by next week

    When President Donald Trump nominated Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the next Ambassador to China, he set the wheels in motion for Lt. Gov. Kim Reynol ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Murray Class of 2017

    OST photos by HILARY FERRANDCongrats Murray Graduates: Murray seniors took their final trips across ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:57 am
  • Always on the go

    DES MOINES — Blake Boldon’s Saturday morning started well before dawn, as did many of his days recently in his first go-around as director of the Drak ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • Clarke and Murray students recognized by governor

    WEST DES MOINES — Reed Morris, a student at Clarke, and Brandi Gilbert, a student at Murray, were recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor K ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Final minutes of the Osceola Book Lover’s Club

    The Osceola Book Lover’s Club met Wednesday, May 10th at the Osceola Senior Center.Caryll Twilligear ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • CARSPA minutes from May 8

    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. at the Osceola Senior Center following social time at 9:00. Hostesse ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • Seat belt myth busting

    From May 22 to June 4, 2017, state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation, as well as Iowa, will be stepping up seat belt enforcement. M ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • College news

    Local Graceland University students named to Honor Roll for Spring 2017 The honor roll lists for Gra ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • End of legislative session highlights Medicaid concerns

    Activity related to the 2017 legislative session wrapped up Friday, May 12, as Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed 10 final bills into law. Barring any la ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Jackson participates in World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute

    DES MOINES – Last Monday, the sixth annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute brought together 299 students from 131 high schools at Iowa State Uni ...
    May 17, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Murray student earns Master’s degree from Northwestern College

    ORANGE CITY — Tacy Vogel completed a Master of Education degree from Northwestern College this semester and was among 46 graduate students to be recog ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Osceola Chamber Main Street recognized for contributing to state’s $8.06 billion tourism industry

    OSCEOLA — In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Iowa Tourism Office recognized Osceola Chamber Main Street recently for contributing to th ...
    May 17, 2017 - 11:59 am
  • Carson found guilty

    By HILARY FERRANDOST news editorhferrand@osceolaiowa.comRichard Ryan Lamb Carson, 40, of Osceola has ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • A celebration of life

    Erick Reyna was 10 years old when his mother, Evangelina Perez, moved her family to Osceola. Erick and his two sisters, Adriana and Linda, flourished ...
    May 11, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Special proposal

    DES MOINES — Osceola native Eli Stover stood just past the finish line of the Drake Relays Road Race half marathon.
    May 11, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Community Make a Difference Day

    From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13, teams of two to five people will be able to “Make a Difference” by going door-to-door in designated areas to c ...
    May 11, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Hospital trustees receive IHA certification

    Clarke County Hospital’s Board of Trustee members were among the 61 Iowa hospital trustees recognized at the IHA Governance Forum held at the Sheraton ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Affinity Gaming Announces David Monroe as Vice President and General Manager of Lakeside Hotel & Casino

    OSCEOLA — Affinity Gaming has appointed David Monroe as vice president and general manager of Lakeside Hotel & Casino, where he will oversee all aspec ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Update with Elmer

    In the past month, Puppy Jake Foundation foster mom Shanna Davenport has run into some surprising challenges. For the most part, the sales and custome ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Woodburn Legionnaires celebrate 70 years

    Contributed photo70 years: Friday, April 28, the Woodburn American Legion honored Clifford Mason and ...
    May 11, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Local author speaks

    OST photo by BAILEY POOLMANSpeaking: D. Nichole King, a young adult and adult novelist, speaks to th ...
    May 11, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • Curing cancer one step at a time

    Relay for Life of Southern Iowa has a special event planned for 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Clarke Community High School Track. The first l ...
    May 11, 2017 - 10:27 am
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